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Bandido's Mexican Cafe - CLOSED

4711 Hope Valley Rd, Durham, NC 27707-5651
+1 919-403-6285
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible16%
22 Oct 2013
“Reliable Mexican Food”
17 Aug 2013
“Half great and half not so good”
Restaurant Hours Closed
4711 Hope Valley Rd, Durham, NC 27707-5651
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Reviewed 22 October 2013

Bandido's has been around forever. I've eaten there dozens of times, and the food is always great. Highly recommended.

Thank GTnNC
Reviewed 18 August 2013 via mobile

Our party of 7 was seated promptly and half our party got their orders promptly and correctly. Two orders came with no filling in chili rellanos. They were taken back to kitchen and the filling put under not in chili for one person. For other...More

Thank EastTNTraveler
Reviewed 28 July 2013

Great food, this is a must do stop every time we come to NC to visit our son and his bride to be. The food has never disappointed.

Thank IslandGuy03
Reviewed 25 December 2012

We go here every time we are in Durham. The people and food are great, they never disappoint. Pretty good margaritas too.

Thank IslandGuy03
Reviewed 2 August 2012

After a year off we visited this neighborhood restaurant for lunch. Last time our granddaughter's food never arrived. Lunch this week showed a nice crowd but not nearly full seating. Our drinks were not refreshed and after food was served (reasonably promptly) we were not...More

Thank Dave V
Reviewed 12 July 2012

We have been going for several years, and knew the owner when he had a restaurant in Marietta, GA. Nothing fancy, but everything is good. Service is excellent, the homemade chips are always warm and crisp. I haven't gotten a bad entree yet, and I've...More

Thank dabigman240
Reviewed 6 February 2012

I have been frequenting this chain of restaurants since the mid 90s (there are 3 of them in the area and the same family owns all of them) and they have NEVER disappointed me with the meal. The service is always fast, the restaurants are...More

Thank shuga0293
Reviewed 10 December 2011

Absolutely terrible. I ordered a margarita - it tasted rancid, particularly the after taste. I couldn't drink it. I also ordered guacamole, like a fool. I am very aware that most Mexican restaurants blend avocado with sour cream, which is cheap, incorrect, and tastes bad,...More

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 8 August 2011

This is some of the best Mexican food I have ever had and I am from Texas. I also lived in Denver a long time and they have many good Mexican food restaurants, but most not as good as Bandidos. The white cheese they use...More

Thank DenverJerry
Reviewed 6 August 2011

Quick and pleasant service for typical menu in a nice family setting. And yes, the homemade chips and two kinds of salsa are brought out immediately, even before you order, and they are scrumptious. Taco salads are nice and crispy and meaty. Lots of choices....More

Thank ArchieGoodwin
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4711 Hope Valley Rd, Durham, NC 27707-5651
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-403-6285
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